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Patents vs. 18th Century Satire: Which Will Do More to Protect Copyrights at the University Level?
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Travis Burchart

In 1729, Jonathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal , in which he suggested that the impoverished Irish would benefit from selling their children as food to the rich. As Swift wrote: I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in... Read More

Patents vs. 18th Century Satire: Which Will Do More to Protect Copyrights at the University Level?
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by Travis Burchart

In 1729, Jonathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal , in which he suggested that the impoverished Irish would benefit from selling their children as food to the rich. As Swift wrote: I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London... Read More

Nietzsche Ruckus Highlights Importance of Citations in Biographical Works
Posted on 10 Jul 2012 by Travis Burchart

This morning, I stumbled upon an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education entitled, When One Biographer 'Borrows' From Another, the Dispute Gets Philosophical . The article describes an academic storm that has been slowly growing in the biography... Read More

Nietzsche Ruckus Highlights Importance of Citations in Biographical Works
Posted on 10 Jul 2012 by Travis Burchart

This morning, I stumbled upon an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education entitled, When One Biographer 'Borrows' From Another, the Dispute Gets Philosophical . The article describes an academic storm that has been slowly growing in the... Read More

Patents vs. 18th Century Satire: Which Will Do More to Protect Copyrights at the University Level?
Posted on 28 Jun 2012 by Travis Burchart

In 1729, Jonathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal , in which he suggested that the impoverished Irish would benefit from selling their children as food to the rich. As Swift wrote: I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in... Read More

Professor Linked to Plagiarism Scandal Scores Appellate Victory in Defamation Action against Ohio University
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by Travis Burchart

Though technically not copyright infringement, plagiarism is a close cousin. As stated in Nimmer on Copyright : ... throughout its history, the law of ideas has been linked to the law of copyright. Together, these two areas complement one another... Read More

Professor Linked to Plagiarism Scandal Scores Appellate Victory in Defamation Action against Ohio University
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by Travis Burchart

Though technically not copyright infringement, plagiarism is a close cousin. As stated in Nimmer on Copyright : ... throughout its history, the law of ideas has been linked to the law of copyright. Together, these two areas complement one another... Read More